Minor League Player of the Day: Eric Eymann (Carolina) 4-5, 1 double, 2 runs scored, 4 rbis 


Louisville 5 – Rochester 2

Control issues snuck up on Aroldis Chapman in this start.  Chapman walked 5 and allowed 4 hits in 5.2 innings pitched.  Chapman allowed 1 run and struck out 6.  Aroldis threw 111 pitches (65 for strikes) while lowering his ERA to 2.84.  Logan Ondrusek pitched 2 more scoreless innings, giving him just 1 earned run allowed in 10.1 Triple-A innings this season.

Todd Frazier hit his 2nd homerun of the season and drew 2 walks in a 1-2 game.  Wilkin Castillo went 2-4 with an rbi while Wladimir Balentien went 1-4 with 2 runs batted in.  The win was Louisville’s 3rd consecutive victory.


Carolina 7 – Chattanooga 2

A nice game from the Mudcats, who pounded out 16 hits, including the 4 mentioned earlier by our Minor League Player of the Day. Jake Kahaulelio went 3-3 with 2 singles and his 3rd homerun of the season.  Jose Castro went 3-4 with a double, walk, and an rbi.  Yonder Alonso added 2 hits and a walk in 4 at-bats and scored a run.

Travis Webb improved to 1-1 with the Mudcats by going 6.1 innings, allowing 2 runs on 3 hits and 3 walks while striking out 8.


Myrtle Beach 2 – Lynchburg 1

Mark Serrano could not have pitched much better and not received a decision.  Serrano went 7 innings, allowing 1 run on 1 hit and a walk while striking out 9.   Serrano remained 2-0 on the season and lowered his ERA to 3.58 on the season.  He now has 26 strikeouts to 8 walks in 27.2 innings pitched this season.

Carlos Mendez went 2-3 with a walk and raised his average to .317 on the season in 101 at-bats.

High A

South Bend 5 – Dayton 3

Shane Carlson supplied a bulk of the Dragons’ offense himself by going 3-4 with 2 doubles and 2 rbis.  Carlson is now batting .306/.357/.388 in just 48 at-bats with Dayton this season.

Justin Walker allowed 5 runs on 8 hits and 2 walks in 6 innings pitched to drop to 1-3 on the season and raise his ERA to 6.39 on the season.